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RESERVE BANK OF AUSTRALIA

Statement of Liabilities and Assets

At close of business on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

$ million
Liabilities Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Assets Movement since
previous
Wednesday
Capital And Reserve Bank Reserve Fund 11,199 - Gold and foreign
exchange[1]
55,537 1,120
Australian notes on issue 62,852 187 Australian notes and coin 1 -
Exchange Settlement Balances 21,125 -466 Australian Dollar
Securities[2]
76,899 -572
Term Deposits of Domestic Financial Institutions - - Clearing items (remittances in transit, receivables) 710 528
Deposits of Governments and other customers     Loans, advances and all other assets 926 -6
Overseas institutions 932 -416      
Australian Government 23,733 1,555      
State Government 102 -93      
Others 18 -1      
Other liabilities 14,112 304      
Total 134,073 1,070 Total 134,073 1,070

Explanatory Notes

  1. Gold and foreign exchange

    Changes in this item reflect transactions of the following kinds:

    1. the Bank's transactions in foreign exchange and foreign securities (including under repurchase agreements);
    2. earnings on foreign currency investments; and
    3. changes in the valuation of foreign currency and gold, and changes in the market prices of the Bank's holdings of foreign currency securities.

    In the week to 29 October the rise mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]

  2. Australian Dollar Securities

    Movements in this item reflect:

    1. the Bank's transactions in securities (including under repurchase agreements) with the private sector;
    2. subscriptions to new issues or redemptions of existing holdings of government securities by the Bank; and
    3. accrued earnings on securities and changes in valuation.

    In the week to 29 October the fall mainly reflects item (a)[back to table]